The University Grants Commission of Bangladesh (UGC) approved the original budget of Tk. 2178.84 crore for the 2015-2016 fiscal year and revised budget of Taka 2053.55 crore for the 2014-2015 fiscal year for the country’s public universities, BSS reports. With UGC Chairman Professor Abdul Mannan in the chair, the budget was approved today in the 141th full commission meeting of UGC, a UGC press release said.
The meeting also okayed the original budget of Taka 24.01 crore for 2015-2016 fiscal year and revised budget of Taka 21.2350 crore for 2014-2015 fiscal year for UGC.
Education Secretary Md. Nazrul Islam Khan, Planning Commission (Socio-Economic Infrastructure) Member Md. Humayun Khalid, UGC Members-Professor Dr. Mohammad Mohabbat Khan, Professor Dr. Abul Hashem, Professor Dr. Md. Akhtar Hossain, Professor Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Ali Mollah and Professor Dr. Dil Afroza Begum, Begum Rokeya University Vice-Chancellor Professor. Dr. A K M Noor Un Nabi, Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr. Md. Rafiqul Alam Beg, Sylhet Agricultural University
Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr. M. Golam Shahi Alam, Barisal University Dean Professor Dr. S M Imamul Huque, Dr. Muhammed Alamgir, Professor of Department of Civil Engineering, Khulna University of Engineering and Technology and Dean of Faculty of Technical and Engineering Studies, Bangladesh University of Professionals, UGC Secretary Dr. Md. Khaled and UGC Finance and Accounts Director (Acting) Md. Mizanoor Rahman, FCMA attended the meeting.